Mr. Hoffman to Mr. Evarts.
St. Petersburg , April 15, 1879. (Received May 5.)
Sir: After closing my dispatch to you, No. 89, of this date, I received from Prince Gortchakoff a note in answer to mine of this morning, conveying the congratulations of the President and people of the United States to the Emperor on his providential escape. I have the honor to enclose a translation of this note.
I have, &c.,